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forte1 British & World English

A thing at which someone excels

forte2 British & World English

(Especially as a direction) loud or loudly

forte English Thesaurus

acting had always been her forte

one's forte in forte1 British & World English

A thing at which someone excels

forte piano British & World English

(Especially as a direction) loud and then immediately soft

mezzo forte British & World English

(Especially as a direction) moderately loud

peine forte et dure British & World English

A medieval form of torture in which the body was pressed with heavy weights

peine forte et dure New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

medieval torture with heavy weights

più New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

more; più forte a little more loudly; più mosso a little more softly

pianoforte British & World English

Formal term for piano.